in Business Aviation

Gulfstream jets receive FAA approval

Posted 17 June 2019 · Add Comment

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced its flagship Gulfstream G650ERTM as well as the Gulfstream G650TM, Gulfstream G550TM and Gulfstream G450TM now have U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for touchdown and rollout using an Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS).

 

These aircraft join the company’s new large-cabin Gulfstream G500TM, which was certified for this operational capability in December 2018, along with the super-midsize Gulfstream G280TM, which was authorized for this feature in April 2019. Gulfstream’s other new large-cabin aircraft, the Gulfstream G600TM, will be certified for touchdown and rollout using an EFVS after the aircraft receives its type certification, which is expected in late June.

“This authorisation provides the capability for nearly 1,500 in-service Gulfstream aircraft to increase their operational efficiency and safety,” said Colin Miller, senior vice president, Innovation, Engineering and Flight, Gulfstream.

“EFVS greatly reduces the possibility of runway incidents, puts aircraft and passengers on the ground faster and saves fuel.”

The combination of a cooled forward-looking infrared camera, also called an enhanced vision system (EVS), and Head-Up Display (HUD), which work in tandem, composes an EFVS. EFVS is standard on all in-production large-cabin Gulfstream aircraft; is an option on the G280; and was standard on the G450.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

SITA and Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit CO2 emissions

SITA is partnering with start-up Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and operational costs by reducing fuel consumption of aircraft at key flight stages.

First ever purpose-built regional freighter takes flight

ATR has announced the successful first flight of its new purpose-built regional freighter aircraft.

ATNS launches virtual training

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC is piloting virtual training through its award-winning and globally acclaimed Aviation Training Academy.

Kenya Airways appoints APG as its passenger GSA in Europe

Kenya Airways has signed a contract with APG as its new Passenger GSA in Europe.

South Africans to name new carrier being launched later this year

South Africans have been asked by Kulula-founder Gidon Novick ‘to put their creativity to the test’ and suggest a name for the new South African airline being launched by Gidon in 2020.

Morocco begins to rethink its future

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, the Moroccan aeronautical and space industry had recorded a growth of more than 20% over the last two years. Now the Group of Moroccan Aeronautics and Space Industries (GIMAS) has launched a debate on the

Aviation Africa 2021
See us at
SIAA2020 BT1020Aviation Africa 2021Aviation MENA 2021